Choose the ssd to install windows 10 once the installation is done windows 10 will reboot. Select serial ata and press enter.
Ssd partitions are lost and become unallocated space.
How to get ssd to show up windows 10. If you are able to boot from the new ssd successfully you can delete unnecessary partitions on the old hdd with minitool partition wizard free edition. Connect the ssd to your pc and start recoverit then choose the ssd from the list of drives you see on the pc. You need to first find disk management in windows 10 8 7 for ssd initialization.
You can go to bios to change boot order and boot from the new ssd. Press the enter key to enter config. Connect the drive and open disk management tool in windows a prompt asking to initialize ssd appears select mbr or guid and click ok to initialize the ssd.
We are here to help out and fix the problem. It should be there. To optimize windows 10 for use with an ssd you can disable superfetch which waste a large amount of time opening and accessing files multiple times.
Then there will be a pop up window saying you must initialize a disk before logical disk manager can access it to suggest you initialize the ssd. Sometimes windows 10 computer users face a complex problem where the installed ssd drive doesn t show up in the pc menu or in the windows file explorer don t worry. Then right click on ssd volume and choose new simple volume.
If the new ssd is not showing up in windows 10 you need to initialize it. To make bios detect the ssd you need to configure the ssd settings in bios as follows. Press win r and input compmgmt msc in the run dialogue to open this tool.
Restart your computer and press the f2 key after the first screen. Open services msc and then can disable superfetch in the pop up window. If you don t know which of them is your ssd just look under the external devices category.
Check your ssd s size to be sure you chose the right drive. You can type diskpart list disk select disk n n refers to the disk number of the new ssd attributes disk clear readonly online disk convert mbr or convert gpt in the command prompt and hit enter to run it.